High School Softball
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Wilmington couple put the mph and speed into softball; recently inducted into NC Softball Hall of Fame
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 08/08/2014 - 10:36pm.

videoIn 1994 fastpitch softball became the standard thanks to a Wilmington couple who made it their mission to make a difference by eliminating the slow lofty pitch. In fact Judy and Buck O'Shields were both recently inducted into the NC Softball Hall of Fame.

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Whiteville wins 1-A baseball state championship; Whiteville falls short in softball state title game
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 06/07/2014 - 9:07pm.

video The Whiteville baseball squad certainly made it exciting on Saturday. The Wolfpack squad had to score at least one run in the 7th inning to keep their season alive. As it turns out they scored two. Whiteville in a come from behind win captured the 1-A state baseball title on Saturday. The Whiteville softball team finished as the 1-A runner-up.

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ACC leads way in 2014 MLB Draft; Sharks lose to SwampDogs & Whiteville softball team hits stride
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 06/06/2014 - 12:08am.

videoThe Whiteville softball team will begin their quest for a state title on Friday night. Check out the secret behind the Wolfpack's success. It's more than just a family affair. The Wilmington Sharks three game winning streak is over. Fayetteville beat Wilmington on Thursday. Nine ACC baseball players were picked on the first day of the 2014 MLB Draft.

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Sharks win 2nd game in a row; O'Donnell named pitcher of the week
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 06/02/2014 - 10:38pm.

videoIt only took one outing on the mound for Hoggard graduate Joe O'Donnell to earn pitcher of the week honors in the Coastal Plain League. O'Donnell was the winning pitcher in Wilmington's first win of the season on Saturday. Without O'Donnell on the mound the Sharks won their second game in a row on Monday. Plus more!

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Update: Whiteville softball wins east title Friday; Whiteville baseball wins east title Saturday
Submitted by John Rendleman on Fri, 05/30/2014 - 10:56pm.

videoFriday night belonged to the Whiteville Wolfpack. The Whiteville Wolfpack softball team captured the 1-A East Championship. The Whiteville Wolfpack baseball team had to wait until Saturday, but they won the 1-A East Championship too! Both team are now state title bound.

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Sharks lose home opener; dog wins over the crowd as bat boy; playoff wins for Whiteville
Submitted by John Rendleman on Wed, 05/28/2014 - 10:56pm.

videoDespite recent renovations to Buck Hardee Field "Titus" the dog stole the show between innings at the Shark Tank while performing his bat boy assignment during Wednesday's home opener for the Wilmington Sharks. Florence won in extra innings. The state playoff run for Whiteville High School keeps rolling on. Trask has a new head football coach. Plus more!

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State playoffs: Topsail baseball wins; Hoggard & Whiteville both bow out of soccer playoffs
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 05/27/2014 - 10:37pm.

videoTwo local soccer squads both lost in overtime in the state playoffs on Tuesday night. The Topsail baseball team managed to avoid defeat though. Topsail is now just one victory away from being in the state championship series next week.

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Hammherheads win; UNCW baseball season ends; Victories for Topsail, Hoggard & Whiteville
Submitted by John Rendleman on Sat, 05/24/2014 - 9:34pm.

videoThe baseball season ended on Friday night for UNCW. Only two teams remain alive in the quest for a CAA Baseball Championship: William & Mary and the College of Charleston. The Wilmington Hammerheads erupted with five goals on Friday night at Legion Stadium. In the state playoffs Topsail and Whiteville both advance in the baseball state playoffs on Friday. On Saturday Hoggard and Whiteville both moved on in soccer. Plus more!

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Digging deeper for high school state playoffs; CAA Baseball Championship starts on Wednesday
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 05/19/2014 - 11:37pm.

videoA handful of high school teams remain in contention for the state playoffs. There will be a full slate of playoff action on Tuesday. The CAA Baseball Championship returns to Wilmington after a two year absence. The tournament starts on Wednesday at UNCW's Brooks Field. Plus more!

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